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Track1 - Roanoke Railhouse Brewery

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62 Ratings
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Ratings: 62
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.16
pDev: 24.68%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Roanoke Railhouse Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  4.58% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mralphabet on 04-23-2009)
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nmann08

District of Columbia

2.5/5  rDev -20.9%

01-08-2012 22:40:09 | More by nmann08
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

04-23-2012 20:59:56 | More by ygtbsm94
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mdfb79

New York

3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

03-23-2012 18:41:51 | More by mdfb79
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.53/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle poured into a pint glass

Pours a nice, dark amber. Nose offers very smooth malts. Taste is a smooth malt offering with hints of yeast. Very crisp on the palate, very carbonated. Overall not bad, especially at $4 for the 22oz at Whole Foods.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2011 01:12:45 | More by tdm168
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3.13/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

From bomber to nonic pint glass on 2/26/11
*From notes

A: Rich amber brilliance. 2+ finger head and pretty lacing that doesn't stick.

S: Almond and peanuts. Slightly metallic on the nose too, with hints of vanilla and alcohol.

T: Immediate earthy copper. Traces of mild smoke on the mid-palate, with a toasty and quite malty finish.

M: Fairly oily and slick. It's got reasonable weight, and the carbonation is well integrated.

O: This is simply a beer. It's not special or extreme, just something to quench your thirst, or sip on when you just want a brew. Don't go out of your way for it, but if you're in Roanoke, make a point to try it, as all the locals (at least the ones I know) are extremely proud to have their name on it.

On a side note, I've also had this on tap. I can honestly say that Track 1 is slightly heartier and richer from the keg.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2011 20:50:07 | More by Rhettroactive
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avalon07

South Carolina

2.4/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

A: Poured from a bottle to a pilsner glass. Had a brownish color and a clear consistency. There was a small amount of foamy head that quickly dissipated. Almost no lacing.

S: There was a very faint aroma of malt and mild hops, but little else.

T: Tasted of malt, a little hops, a weird, off-putting smoky quality, and an aggressively foul graininess. The taste was just too acrid and coarse to be enjoyed.

M: A decent amount of carbonation with an earthy finish. Medium-bodied.

O: Not a great example of the style. Far too many bad elements to be liked.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2011 14:17:58 | More by avalon07
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WoodBrew

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

The Railhouse Brewery Track #1 Lager is not very good. The appearance is nice clear amber with thin off-white head that is not lacing. The scent very weak malt and a bitter hop. The taste is primarily a bitter taste from start to finish. The mouthfeel is light and decent carbonation. Overall it is not a decent beer and I would not session this....would rather do a coors lite.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2011 00:16:11 | More by WoodBrew
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

01-10-2013 02:10:49 | More by Axnjxn
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Bierman9

New Hampshire

2.95/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Sampled today (29DEC12) from a 22oz bottle gifted to me for my BDay last month by Artied2...

Pours a rich, clear amber color, with steady carbo... Head is almost nil, just some fine gatherings of bubbles near the rim. Doesn't leave much lacing to speak of at all. Aroma is a bit toasty with some caramel, perhaps even nutty. Feel on the tongue is quite light and airy, even with a medium body.

Has some light sweetnes, with malty caramel and, again, a hint of nuttiness. Didn't find any bitterness or chocolate, whereas the Railhouse web notes this as a "clean lager with chocolate bitter notes...". There is some floral hopping, along with some fruity action bordering on tartness, which I find odd for a lager, especially a supposed Munich Dunkel. Not what I was expecting.... Prosit!!

2.95/5 rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

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Serving type: bottle

12-29-2012 20:59:58 | More by Bierman9
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3/5  rDev -5.1%

11-15-2013 18:25:32 | More by williamjbauer
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wedge

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clean copper color with a thin head that clings to the surface as a spotty cap. Rich, clean aroma...pear, nuts, chocolaty bread. Sweet, nutty, toasted bready malt flavors. A bit too bitter, which distracts from the maltiness. Earthy grain, caramel, and tea. Missing the overall finesse and cohesiveness of a well made German-style lager. Not terrible though...

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2011 03:34:52 | More by wedge
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JayQue

Virginia

3.88/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice session beer. Poured into an Aventinus Weizen glass, a clear copper color with ruby highlights. medium bubbly antique white head with less than average lacing and head retention. Mild but pleasant malty aroma.

Surprisingly strong taste. Malty AND smoky taste. I was surprised at the strength of the smokiness. Very tasty brew. I had it with dinner...crab legs and bread. Would have been even better with cheese snacks. The smokiness is a definite asset. Some mild hops bitterness in the finish as well.

Mouthfeel is fine for a lager....light but not watery. This is a nice light brew with a strong flavor. If you would like to try a smoky beer, this is a very approachable one.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2011 00:04:14 | More by JayQue
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lupercmda

North Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -52.5%

09-18-2012 21:48:08 | More by lupercmda
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VeganUndead

Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -28.8%

03-31-2014 05:54:23 | More by VeganUndead
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -36.7%

11-19-2011 05:48:03 | More by DoctorB2B
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OldTime

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

07-09-2014 17:22:35 | More by OldTime
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daliandragon

North Carolina

3.88/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I was shocked to see something I didn't even know existed in bombers at Harris Teeter today, from an unknown brewery to boot. Looks interesting enough.

Pours a dark copper with a thin cream colored head that has little staying power. Pure clarity, little carbonation visible. Nose is pure chocolate malt with caramel and nut tones. Decent.

Sweet malt with minimal balance, a pleasant nutty finish with a touch of vanilla or toffee or something frisky, and a mellow aftertaste that leaves you wanting more. Just a tasty beer, really. Nothing fancy, nothing spectacular, but heavily sessionable and effortless.

Interesting first offering from these Virginia brewers. Worth checking out if you are looking for something quaffable.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2011 02:24:43 | More by daliandragon
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Drknight

Virginia

3/5  rDev -5.1%

12-11-2013 22:20:01 | More by Drknight
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Shaw

Florida

3.98/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A gift from my niece Jane. Thanks!

A lovely deep red/amber with a mice tan head.

Bready aroma with hints of caramel and hops.

Good flavor is rich with malt notes and a hint of hops.

Body is a little light, but nothing is wrong.

Overall a fine lager.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2012 04:08:05 | More by Shaw
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

07-11-2014 04:34:15 | More by BlueMoon10
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -5.1%

10-02-2012 23:53:13 | More by jaswilson2
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brother_kenneth

Virginia

1/5  rDev -68.4%

08-25-2013 02:42:03 | More by brother_kenneth
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bmjivi221

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -20.9%

07-21-2013 06:23:36 | More by bmjivi221
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VncentLIFE

North Carolina

4.28/5  rDev +35.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours mahogany with a nice looking white head. Carbonation is average.

Smell is sweet, caramelly, and almost banana-y. I was confused for a bit on what I was feeling and smelling, but its definitely banana. It adds a nice layer or fruity complexity.

The taste has that banana quality that I really like. It accents the light body and caramely smoothness. Light body and easy drinking Munich Dunkel.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2011 01:36:31 | More by VncentLIFE
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Mosstrooper

California

4.03/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a 16oz Samuel Adams Perfect Pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a deep very ruby color with a large, foamy orange-tinted head that dissipates at a relatively even rate and leaves behind spotty lace.

Smell: Very citric, with a little bit of apple and a touch of breadiness.

Taste: Begins with a citrusy flavor, which rounds out to toastiness and finishes very nutty.

Mouthfeel: Lighter in body with light carbonation and a clean finish.

Overall: This is an easy-drinking session beer that also has a very pronounced, though hardly overwhelming profile. This is probably one of the better all-round session brews I have had.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2011 03:27:19 | More by Mosstrooper
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Track1 from Roanoke Railhouse Brewery
74 out of 100 based on 62 ratings.